Panelist Keith Riley


Keith Riley

Director – Programme & Systems, Primark

Keith was appointed to the Systems change role in February 2007, prior to the expansion Programme for Primark in the UK and new European countries (5 to date). Prior to this he has been involved in IT roles for nearly 30 years, with 10 years in international manufacturing (Mars Group, Dow Chemical and Michelin Tyre) and approaching 20 years in Retail IT.

The love-affair with IT in Retail spans a range of Business Sectors and experience of significant change, with Director roles at Wickes, Travis Perkins and Allied Domecq along with senior roles at Asda, Sainsbury and with UK Private Equity linked to Retail.

Keith was awarded an Open Scholarship to Clare College, Cambridge, and has a first class degree and MA in Engineering.